13 More Bills Introduced in Sindh Assembly

ISLAMABAD, October 27, 2014: Starting 79 minutes behind the schedule, the Sindh Assembly adopted a resolution seeking measures to tackle threat of Ebola virus while 13 bills were also introduced during the 4th sitting of 15th session on Monday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Tabled by a PPPP lawmaker, the House unanimously…

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Three Bills Passed, 4 Resolutions Adopted in Sindh Assembly

ISLAMABAD, October 24, 2014: Starting 57 minutes behind the schedule, the Sindh Assembly passed three bills and adopted four resolutions during the 3rd sitting of 15th session on Friday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The Minister for Parliamentary Affairs introduced five bills, of which, three were passed by the House. The passed…

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Punjab Assembly Passes 4 Bills Including LG Laws

ISLAMABAD, October 24, 2014: Starting 55 minutes behind the schedule, the Punjab Assembly passed four bills including two local government bills during the 5th sitting of 10th session on Friday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The House took up all agenda items except a discussion on a resolution regarding political situation and…

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Senate Sitting Adjourned on the Eve of Diwali

ISLAMABAD, October 24, 2014: Starting 42 minutes behind the schedule, the 6th sitting of 108th session of the Senate was adjourned without taken up any business on account of celebrations of the Hindu festival Diwali, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). At the outset of the sitting, a PPPP Senator recommended the Deputy…

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NA Adopts Resolution Against Ceasefire Violations by India

ISLAMABAD, October 23, 2014: The National Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution to condemn ceasefire violations by the India forces on the Line of Control and Working Boundary during the 4th sitting of 15th session on Thursday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The resolution was moved by the Adviser to the Prime Minister…

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Punjab Assembly Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, October 23, 2014: Starting 50 minutes behind schedule, the Punjab Assembly witnessed low attendance as 12 members (3%) were present at the start and 23 (6%) at the end of the sitting during the 4th sitting of 10th session on Thursday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). In the House of 367,…

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Bill Withdrawn from Senate over Journalists Concerns

ISLAMABAD, October 23, 2014: Starting 51 minutes behind the schedule, the Senate witnessed the withdrawal of the Members of Parliament (Powers, Immunities and Privileges) Bill 2014 owning to the reservations of journalists during the 5th sitting of 108th session, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The Adviser to the Prime Minister on National…

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Punjab Assembly Congratulates Malala, Condemns Indian Aggression

ISLAMABAD, October 22, 2014: Starting 80 minutes behind the schedule, the Punjab Assembly adopted two resolutions and debated another during the 3rd sitting of 10th session of the Punjab Assembly, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Through the resolutions, the House congratulated education rights activist Malala Yousafzai on receiving the Nobel Peace Prize…

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Low Attendance Senate Sitting Witnesses Two Walkouts

ISLAMABAD, October 22, 2014: Low attendance and two walkouts marked the fourth sitting of 108thsession of the Senate as 8 senators (8%) were present at the outset and 26 (25%) at its adjournment, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Tabled by an ANP Senator, the House approved a joint motion under Rule 218…

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NA Debates Indian Attacks on LoC, Working Boundary

ISLAMABAD, October 22, 2014: The National Assembly discussed unprovoked firing and shelling by the Indian forces on the Line of Control (LoC) and Working Boundary during the 3rd sitting of 15th session on Wednesday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Tabled by the Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan under Rule 259, eight…

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